Phase I Environmental Assessment for Pump Station Improvement
Smart-Sciences conducted a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) in accordance with the ASTM standard E-1527-13 for the purpose of determining whether contamination may be present within the City’s right-of-way prior to replacing stormwater and wastewater pipes.
The project is approximately 160 acres and is located between 5th Street and 20th Street and Alton Road to the Intracoastal in Miami Beach, Florida. The southern portion of the project area is a designated Brownfield Area historically known for automotive repair. The ESA activities included a site visit and reviews of historical Sanborn maps, city directories, aerial photographs, land use and regulatory records/database listings. The historic information gathered indicated that there were numerous drycleaners, gasoline stations, automotive repair shops and boat yards within the study area.
The Phase I ESA identified twenty recognized environmental conditions, twenty-four historical recognized environmental conditions and one controlled recognized environmental condition in connection with the study area. This information is being used for planning purposes for stormwater and wastewater improvement projects within the City of Miami Beach.